re: Sir Robert Hannay (1597-1658) of Mochrum, Wigtownshire, Scotland,
1st Bart of Nova Scotia
m. Jane Stewart bc.1600 d.1622.
This may be of the same family in the Scottish Archives :
Stewart, Earl of Galloway. file GD138/1/234 6 Oct 1597
Instrument of Sasine at hand of Michael Cochrane N.P. narrating that
Symon McCryistine of Munkhill (possibly uncle of William Houstoun of Cutreoch, Wigtownshire) as bailie of the sheriff of Wigton
conform to Crown precept dated at Edinburgh 9 Sept. 1597,
infeft William Gordoun son and heir of the dec’d Alexander Gordoun of Clone
in a 2 merkland of the 3˝ merkland of Clone,
held of John Dunbar of Mochrum as superior
Wit:- Henry McCulloch in Airdleir,
John McMorran messenger,
John Brown in Clone
and James Carnoquhane servitor to Thomas McCulloch of Barholm.
On the same vellum is another sasine of date 27 Feb. 1597/8 where
John Maxwell of Mureith (Munreith) as bailie on Crown precept 2 Jan. 1598
infefts William Gordon in same lands,
held in chief of the crown during the life of John Dunbar of Mochrum –
Robert Hannay in Boghous,
Henry McCulloch in Airdlair,
his brother, Archibald McCulloch,
and John McMorran, notary and messenger.
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